"I love that for only $0.32 a day ($10 a month), I'm helping change lives in the community I live in..."
- Cameron M., Current Monthly Sustainer
Every day, the lives of hundreds of Northern Virginians are changed because of a tragic accident resulting in a brain injury or concussion. Many more are faced with life-altering decisions because a family member has suffered a stroke.Because of events such as these, the number of people needing services increases dramatically year after year.
Because of your generosity, Brain Injury Services supports and empowers survivors and their family members so that no one has to face their future in doubt or alone. Through innovative programs, educational resources, and peer support groups, we are here to help. But we are not able to do this work without YOU!
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In the Commonwealth of Virginia, an estimated 389,621 Virginians live with disabilities caused by TBI and stroke; and
An estimated 2.5 million Americans, including 475,000 children, sustain a traumatic brain injury each year, including 795,000 who suffer a stroke; and
As many as 8.5 million children and adults nationwide live with long-term disabilities due to traumatic brain injury and stroke; and
Of the approximately 28,000 individuals in Virginia each year who sustain brain injuries including concussions, more than 7,000 are hospitalized, largely due to falls, motor vehicle crashes, assaults, sporting-related injuries, or occupational injuries.